Who's that girl? A qualitative analysis of adolescent girls' views on factors associated with teenage pregnancies in Bolgatanga, Ghana.

@article{Krugu2016WhosTG,
  title={Who's that girl? A qualitative analysis of adolescent girls' views on factors associated with teenage pregnancies in Bolgatanga, Ghana.},
  author={John Kingsley Krugu and Fraukje E F Mevissen and A Prinsen and Robert A C Ruiter},
  journal={Reproductive health},
  year={2016},
  volume={13},
  pages={39}
}
BACKGROUND Adolescent pregnancy remains a public health concern, with diverse serious consequences, including increased health risk for mother and child, lost opportunities for personal development, social exclusion, and low socioeconomic attainments. Especially in Africa, teenage pregnancy rates are high. It is important to find out how girls without pregnancy experience differ in their contraceptive decision-making processes as compared with their previously studied peers with pregnancy… CONTINUE READING
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